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Wave Staff Report Carmen D. Hawkins, a graduate of the African American Business Leadership Institute, and the managing deputy of the city of Los Angeles Attorney’s Neighborhood Council Advice Division, was inducted into the John M. Langston Bar Association Hall of Fame on Nov. 3. The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honored African-American attorneys that […]

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Wave Staff Report Kelli Jackson recently accepted a recognition for her family’s business from Los Angeles Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson for Los Angeles’ Food Day. Jackson, a second-generation owner of 20-year old Hank’s Mini Market in South L.A., helped transform a problem liquor store on Florence Avenue into a healthy community space. A former graduate student […]

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Wave Staff Report Carl Ballton, a founding member of the African American Board Leadership Institute, recently was elected to the Alliance for Early Success board of directors. Ballton is a former managing director and deputy group head of corporate social responsibility of the Americas at MUFG Union Bank. He graduated from the University of Chicago […]